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  • 1. Fre ee ntr y“Making it real”Opportunities Fair 2013 Directory of stalls and activities Tuesday 23 April 2013 Edgbaston Cricket Stadium Care First Living and learning for a brighter future.
  • 2. WelcomeWelcome to the third Opportunities Fair to be held in Birmingham.We have listened to what people have said and hope that this year wehave put together an event to support and excite you.We are proud to tell you that the team who have planned and organised theevent are made up of; people who use services, supportive citizens, staff frombusinesses and charities outside the council and staff who work for thecouncil.The Fair is supported by ‘Making it Real’ a group working together to improvelife for citizens with disabilities in Birmingham. The group have chosenstatements that they want to make real. The statement that the OpportunitiesFair is working towards making real is;‘I have access to a range of support that helps me live the life I want andremain a contributing member of my community.’We hope you will agree that the fair supports people to be part of positive andinclusive communities.We have decided to hold the Opportunities Fair in April this year to reach outto young people in transition between children’s and adult services. We hopewe have provided some ideas and opportunities to help young people andtheir family carers make some choices about the future.Have a wonderful time at today’s event.Viv EdenCitizen Involvement OfficerAdults and Communities Customer Care and Citizen Involvement TeamBirmingham City CouncilEmail: viv.eden@birmingham.gov.ukPhone: 0121 303 4044All information in this directory is correct at time of going to print (April 2013) Care First Living and learning for a brighter future.
  • 3. Stall holders and activitiesActive Learning Support LtdStall number or location: 61 and 62• Phone: 07899 032944 • Email: info@activelearningsupport.orgProvides learning support to people that is designed to meet their needs.Our innovative techniques engage people to enjoy learning new skills.Adults and Communities CommissioningStall number or location: 72• Phone: 0121 675 8668 • Email: Richard.doidge@birmingham.gov.ukWe provide quality accessible, independent generic and statutory advocacy tovulnerable individuals living in the West Midlands.Advocacy MattersStall number or location: 60• Phone: 0121 321 2377 • Email: info@advocacymatters.co.ukWe provide quality accessible, independent generic and statutory advocacy tovulnerable individuals living in the West Midlands.AerobilityStall number or location: 56 and 57• Phone: 0303 303 1230 • Email: info@aerobility.comMobile flight simulator.Age Concern BirminghamStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 236 2197 • Email: info@ageconcernbirmingham.org.ukWe are a leading independent local charity providing services to older peopleand carers living in Birmingham. 3
  • 4. Stall holders and activitiesAlzheimer’s SocietyStall number or location: 32• Phone: 0121 706 6645 and 07703 471 554• Email: Leena.mistry@alzheimers.org.ukWorking to achieve high quality services and support through campaigning,research, awareness raising, training and information.AquariusStall number or location: 28• Phone: 07891 133 685 • Email: stephanie.williams@aquarius.org.ukThe project is aimed at reducing feelings of isolation, loneliness, boredom andlow self-esteem.Artgames.co.ukStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 777 1488 • Email: jim@artgames.co.ukHello. My name is Jim Morris. I am an art worker. I help people to make allsorts of things. I especially like helping people to make puppets.Asian Women’s Textile GroupStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 554 9122 • Email: vinita.c.simon@birmingham.gov.ukA community art and mental-health well-being service based on embroideryand textile crafts for South East Asian women.Aspects Care LtdStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 433 2500 • Email: michelle@aspectscare.co.uk anddawn@aspectscare.co.ukWe provide supported living, domicillary and housing related support to adultswith autism.4
  • 5. Assist Birmingham CentreStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 464 4942 • Email: balbir.kaur@birmingham.gov.ukRehabilitation and enablement service provides practical help and advice forpeople to live as independently as possible.Autism West MidlandsStall number or location: 30• Phone: 0121 450 7582 • Email: Hello@autismwestmidlands.org.ukWe provide support for people with Autism including residential care, familysupport and information, advice and guidance.Bcda Learning and Development ServiceStall number or location: 14• Phone: 0121 303 0990 • Email: bcda@birmingham.gov.ukBcda Learning and Development Service support and development ofBirminghams Adult social care workforce.Besides OurselvesStall number or location: 13• Email: besides_ourselves@hotmail.co.ukWe offer a range of activities in ‘Show and Do’ through structured projects.BHSF health cash planStall number or location: 12• Phone: 077607 69465 • Email: Jenny.Hessia@bhsf.co.ukHealth insurer where you can claim cash towards everyday healthcare bills. 5
  • 6. Stall holders and activitiesBID Services (Supporting People Team)Stall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 246 6100 • Email: danielle.heard@bid.org.ukCharity organisation supporting people with a sensory or physical disabilityliving in their own homes.BID Services, Deaf Cultural CentreStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 246 6100 • Email: sarah.treadwell-baker@bid.org.ukWe offer advice and information on awareness, screening and deafness.Birmingham Adult Education ServiceStall number or location: 11• Phone: 0121 303 3730 • Email: kuldeep.k.heera@birmingham.gov.ukProvider of Adult education and training.Birmingham Carers CentreStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 262 3033 • Email: helpline@birminghamcarerscentre.org.ukWe provide free confidential information, advice and guidance to any carerwho is over the age of 18.Birmingham City Council Fairer Charging TeamStall number or location: 1• Phone: 0121 303 0461 • Email: Velma.newman@birmingham.gov.ukCompletes financial assessments for citizens to see if they can contribute toany non-residential care support they receive.6
  • 7. Birmingham Community Healthcare TrustStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 466 4314 • Email: carers@bhamcommunity.nhs.ukBCHT aims to deliver excellent, accessible, person-centred community healthservices for people.Birmingham Community NHS TrustStall number or location: 10• Phone: 0121 466 3640 • Email: jamescawley@nhs.netProviding care and support for adults with learning disabilities and additionalhealth needs.Birmingham Energy SaversStall number or location: 9• Phone: 07891 567961 • Email: sham.hussain@carillionplc.comBirmingham City Council have partnered with Carillion Energy to help citizenswith energy saving.Birmingham Falls Prevention TeamStall number or location: 41 and 42• Phone: 0121 675 5171 • Email: Tariq.m.khan@birmingham.gov.ukWe aim to prevent falls amongst the over 50 years of age in Birmingham,especially those with mobility problems, visual impairment or those livingalone with long-term conditions.Birmingham HealthwatchStall number or location: 54• Phone: 0121 678 8834 • Email: iana@bvsc.orgBirmingham Healthwatch will be the new consumer champion for both healthand social care in the city. 7
  • 8. Stall holders and activitiesBirmingham MindStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 237 3761 • Email: DebbieDepper@birminghammind.orgWe offer high quality recovery and wellbeing services including a range ofco-ordinated activities and support groups.Birmingham Resilience TeamStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 303 4825 • Email: info@birminghamprepared.gov.ukWe are part of the city council and have plans in place to respond to andadvise about being prepared for emergencies.BITA PathwaysStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 713 0072 and 0121 359 2020• Email: Juliap@bitapathways.co.ukProvides education, volunteering and wellbeing opportunities for peopleexperiencing mental ill health.Can Do HolidaysStall number or location: 16• Phone: 0800 2983052 • Email: lisa@candoholidays.comWe personally inspect holiday accommodation for people with disabilities. Wehelp you find holiday accommodation best suited to people’s needs.Care Companions LtdStall number or location: 8• Phone: 0121 355 2232 • Email: enquiries@carecompanionsltd.comWe provide companionship by supporting people to participate in hobbies,activities and taking people out to places they enjoy.8
  • 9. Care First LimitedStall number or location: Atrium• Phone: 0121 358 8150 • Email: glenysj@carefirstltd.co.ukCare First specialises in developing and improving the lives of carers and adultswith learning disabilities, mental ill health and autistic spectrum disorderthrough its range of exciting practical learning opportunities.Care Through the MillenniumStall number or location: 35• Phone: 0121 433 5666 • Email: info@cttm.co.ukSpecialist and individualised learning disability and transitional services.Carer’s Emergency Response ServiceStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 622 5521 • Email: bobbie.duggan@cers.org.ukAn emergency care service for carers in Birmingham delivered by CrossroadsCare. Offers a free back-up service in case of a carers emergency.Carers Support TeamStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 466 4314 • Email: carers@bhamcommunity.nhs.ukOffers advice, support and information to carers. They offer home visits,support groups and produce a quarterly newsletter.Carers UK Birmingham BranchStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 355 1006 • Email: elie.winterbottom@btinternet.comWe provide help and support to carers across the whole of Birmingham.Access to free therapy and counselling sessions. 9
  • 10. Stall holders and activitiesCASBA Independent AdvocacyStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 475 0777 • Email: casba@btconnect.comIndependent Advocacy for adults and parents with learning disabilities.Cerebral Palsy MidlandsStall number or location: 15• Phone: 0121 427 3182 • Email: info@cpmids.free-online.co.ukDay Care services with training in art and music. Also advocacy and advice.Citizen-led Quality Board CommissioningStall number or location: 5• Phone: 0121 303 7231 and 07824 694351 • Email:Mike.ewins@birmingham.gov.uk and Jane.thakoordin@birmingham.gov.ukThe Citizen-led Quality Board is always looking out for new members whohave an interest in improving social care services.Citysave Credit UnionStall number or location: 19• Phone: 0121 303 4013 • Email: Debbiekinghorne@citysave.org.ukCitysave provide ethical financial services to everyone living or working inBirmingham.Community OptionsStall number or location: 69• Phone: 0121 464 7977• Email: communityoptionsservice@birmingham.gov.ukWe support individuals with a learning disability to reach their full potential.10
  • 11. Connexions BirminghamStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 675 6105 • Email: Martin.fleet@birmingham.gov.ukWe help pupils think about what to do when they leave school.Customer Care and Citizen Involvement TeamStall number or location: 6• Phone: 0121 303 4044 • Email: viv.eden@birmingham.gov.ukIf you have a comment, compliment or complaint about the council’s Adultsand Communities services contact the team.Devilstick PeatStall number or location: N/A• Web: www.devilstickpeat.co.ukThe complete fool, juggler and storyteller.Directions 4UStall number or location: 36• Phone: 07833 053730 • Email: info@directions4u.co.ukThis is a specialised day service and treatment programme for children andadults with intellectual disabilities.Disability Employment SolutionsStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 464 7737• Email: Disabilityemploymentsolutions@birmingham.gov.ukWe provide bespoke, personalised training, development and employmentsupport. 11
  • 12. Stall holders and activitiesDoor to Door Holidays LtdStall number or location: 18• Phone: 07974 730439 • Email: kelvin@doortodoorholidays.co.ukProvider of holidays in UK, Spain, U.S.A, day trips and activities.Enterprise Support ForumStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 303 0752 • Email: Narinder.s.sandhu@birmingham.gov.ukOur service offers a range of opportunities to people with a learning disabilityin Birmingham. Engaging service users to fulfil their potential.Fitzroy SupportStall number or location: 2• Phone: 0779 545 0577 • Email: rita.hunt@fitzroy.orgWe offer a range of support to help people with learning disabilities live moreindependently.FreshwindsStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 415 6670 • Email: jessie.blackledge@freshwinds.org.ukWe offer care and support to adults and children living with life-limitedillnesses.Gentle Hearts Care LtdStall number or location: 3• Phone: 0121 455 8572 • Email: sharon.byrne@gentleheartscare.co.ukDomiciliary care provider offering support and home care to adults in theirown homes.12
  • 13. Health Exchange CICStall number or location: 73• Phone: 0121 663 0007 • Email: info@healthexchange.org.ukWe support people to make informed lifestyle choices that improve theirwellbeing.Heart of England NHS Foundation TrustStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 424 1218 • Email: sandra.white@heartofengland.nhs.ukOne of the largest NHS trusts in England. The trust has over 100,000members.Hereward CollegeStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 024 7642 6173 • Email: Val.mckeever@hereward.ac.ukHereward College is in Coventry and offers places to young people withphysical and learning disabilities.Holidays for the DisabledStall number or location: 17• Phone: 01952 259133 • Email: paul@forgarthyandco.co.ukWe want to make holiday for disabled people possible and affordable.Home From Home CareStall number or location: 55• Phone: 0800 587 0372 and 01749 676724• Email: admin@homefromhomecare.comSpecialist residential care provider for adults with complex needs, includingautism, epilepsy and high vulnerability. 13
  • 14. Stall holders and activitiesHome Instead Senior CareStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 456 5559 • Email: terry.cheung@homeinstead.co.ukWe offer a wide range services from companionship, outdoor activities topersonal care, meal preparation and housekeeping.LearnPlay FoundationStall number or location: Game Zone• Email: info@learnplayfoundation.comLearnPlay Foundation uses innovation and creativity to deliver engagingservices and products - often through use of digital interactive tools.We operate mainly via outreach programmes at schools and communitycentres, but also conduct small programmes internally.LGBT Older Person’s ProjectStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 643 0821 • Email: rosepage@blgbt.org andpaddybroughton@blgt.orgIndividuals can realise their full potential and have equal access to all the thecity has to offer.Library Services at HomeStall number or location: 29• Phone: 0121 464 1118• Email: Library.services.at.home@birmingham.gov.ukA free service which delivers books and other library items to people who findit hard to get out of their homes without help.14
  • 15. Lisieux Trust Disability Resource CentreStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 382 6660 • Email: heather@lisieuxtrust.org.ukProvider of information and support on a wide range of disability issues andemployment.Making It RealStall number or location: 4• Phone: 0121 303 4044 • Email: baljinder.bains@birmingham.gov.ukA framework developed by the whole partnership, but led by members whichis made up of people who use services and carers.Midland HeartStall number or location: 27• Phone: 0345 60 20 540 • Email: Makinglifeeasier@midlandheartorg.ukWe support younger and older adults who have a learning disability, amental-health difficulty or are homeless.Midland MencapStall number or location: 58 and 59• Phone: 0121 442 2944 • Email: info@midlandmencap.org.ukWe provide a wide range of choice-based care and support services for peoplewith a learning disability. 15
  • 16. Stall holders and activitiesMobile GardenStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 07733 983768 • Email: jlingard@live.co.ukDesign and manufacture of plastic garden equipment for educational ortherapeutic needs.Momentum SkillsStall number or location: 21• Phone: 0121 616 3900 • Email: dwilson@momentumskills.orgMidlands Brain Injury Centre.My Care in Birmingham – Birmingham City CouncilStall number or location: 33 and 34• Phone: 0121 675 4671/0376• Email: mcibmarketplace@birmingham.gov.ukA website which allows people to find their own support and care.Nutricia LtdStall number or location: 23• Phone: 08457 623 653 • Email: kate.hall@nutricia.comSpecialist in the delivery of advanced medical nutrition for the very young.Opening Doors for CarersStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 622 0577 • Email: nancy@openingdoorsforcarers.org.ukPart of Crossroads providing information and advice for carers.16
  • 17. Options for LifeStall number or location: 24 and 25• Phone: 0121 544 6611 • Email: ranjit.heer@optionsforlife.infoA charity that supports people with learning disabilities in living their lives tothe full.Outdoor Learning ServiceStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 01562 710227 • Web: www.outdoorlearningbham.org.ukOffers a range of outdoor experiences; from forest schools and adventurousactivities to farm visits and environmental studies. Staff available to leadactivities or groups can hire the centre.Penderels TrustStall number or location: 26• Phone: 0121 707 1817 • Email: Birmingham@penderelstrust.org.ukOur organisation offers a wide range of support to recipients of Directpayments and Individual budgets to enable them to live independently.People First BirminghamStall number or location: 7• Phone: 0121 678 8857 • Email: peoplefirst@bvsc.orgWe work with and alongside learning disabled people to promote their rightsand get their voices heard.Perry BennettStall number or location: 64• Phone: 07719 880037 • Email: Perrybennett4@aol.comMagic for all occassions. Painting the Rainbow-Tai Chi and Chi-Kung in thecommunity. 17
  • 18. Stall holders and activitiesPerson Centred Planning TeamStall number or location: Atrium• Phone: 0121 675 8093 • Email: carol.dika@birmingham.gov.ukHelping people to plan positive futures.Portland CollegeStall number or location: 48• Phone: 01623 499186 • Email: jamiebennett@portland.ac.ukA specialist independent residential college for students with a range ofdisabilities.Prince’s TrustStall number or location: 65 and 66• Phone: 0121 772 9235 • Email: Steve.belcher@princes-trust.org.ukWe help young people to develop key skills, confidence and motivation tomove into work.Queen Alexandra CollegeStall number or location: 50• Phone: 0121 428 5050 • Email: enquiries@qac.ac.ukA leading national independent specialist residential college for people withvisual impairments and other disabilities.Ranger ServiceStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 675 0937 • Email: jan_tomlinson@birmingham.gov.ukActivities in Birmingham’s parks.18
  • 19. RecoveryStall number or location: 49• Phone: 07581 282 899 and 0116 253 2073• Email: Recovery4wellbeing@gmail.comA charity for wellbeing that spreads the word about how people can recoverfrom mental-health needs with creative therapies.RemployStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0300 346 8020 • Email: Birmingham.branch@remploy.co.ukRemploy is a government-funded company that specialises in helping disabledand unemployed people find work and stay employed.Samaritans Birmingham BranchStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 666 4466 • Email: vtorimor@aol.comWe offer a totally confidential, non-judgmental listening service for people indistress or in despair.Sanctuary HousingStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 569 8820• Email: claire.crumpton@sanctuary-housing.co.ukWe provide social housing. 19
  • 20. Stall holders and activitiesSandwell and West Birmingham HospitalsStall number or location: 43• Phone: 0800 023 4627 • Email: swb-tr-swbh-gm-foundation@nhs.netSandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is applying to become anNHS Foundation trust.Sign Loop Interpreter ServicesStall number or location: 46 and 47• Phone: 0121 565 4954 • Email: p.freeman@signloop.co.ukWe provide excellent services for the deaf and deafblind communities andthose organisations that work with them.Social and Personal Development ServiceStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 303 0223 • Email: lynne.davis@birmingham.gov.ukWe provide adults with learning disabilities to have a better understanding ofhow their bodies develop.Solihull Life OpportunitiesStall number or location: 44 and 45• Phone: 0121 788 3469 • Email: info@solihullsolo.orgProvider of a range of social and leisure opportunities to children and adultswith learning disabilities.Spokz PeopleStall number or location: 70 and 71• Phone: 0845 2577496 • Email: mel@spokzpeople.org.ukWe provide 1-2-1 support (counselling), groups and guidance around intimacyissues. Support around improving your confidence and independence.20
  • 21. STaR ServiceStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 303 3316 • Email: Margaret.murray@birmingham.gov.ukand Philomena.mcauley@birmingham.gov.ukOffering one-to-one enablement services for people with mental-health needsin the community.Stonham Mental Health Carers ServiceStall number or location: 40• Phone: 0121 380 4949• Email: MHCarerSupportService@homegroup.org.ukWe support adults and young carers who look after individuals who havemental-health needs.Sutton Coldfield YMCAStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 354 5614 • Email: releaseymca@gmail.comWe provide awareness and support for young carers aged 9 to 25 and theirfamilies.Teen ‘n’ Twenty ClubStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 07526 101301 • Email: tevor.ford@rocketmail.comA youth club for young people who have disabilities which builds on anddevelops existing and new skills.The Ark Day CentreStall number or location: Concourse• Phone: 0121 708 0080 • Email: thearkcentre.co.ukProvider of day care and leisure activities for people over the age of 18 with alearning disability, mental-health difficulty or autism. 21
  • 22. Stall holders and activitiesThe Autism and Learning Disability Partnership BoardStall number or location: 20• Phone: 07867 358519 and 07785 450659• Email: emma.fitzgibbons@birmingham.gov.ukPromoting the partnership board and consulting on the autism strategy.The Co-operative GroupStall number or location: 63• Phone: 0800 068 6727 • Email: customer.relations@co-op.co.ukThe Co-operative Group is a member owned, democratically run, family ofbusinesses which include Britannia, Travel and Funeralcare.TMS Holly HouseStall number or location: 39• Phone: 0121 572 4043 • Email: Laura.dewane@tmshollyhouse.comand Rasila.desai@tmshollyhouse.comWe are a new social enterprise providing a fulfilling timetable of events toenhance social skills and communication for adults with learning disabilities.Tunstall Healthcare (UK) LtdStall number or location: 51, 52 and 53• Phone: 07720 971326 and 07714 755510• Email: david.broadbent@tunstall.com and stacy.croot@tunstall.comWorld’s leading provider of Telehealthcare solutions, our technology andservices play a key role in helping people live independently.Visual Impairment Rehabilitation ServiceStall number or location: 67 and 68• Phone: 0121 464 9455• Email: visual.impairment.team@birmingham.gov.ukWe provide advice and guidance to work with you to overcome the practicaldifficulties arising from sight loss.22
  • 23. A-Z index Page no.Active Learning Support ....................................................................................................... 3Adults and Communities Commissioning .................................................................. 3Advocacy Matters ...................................................................................................................... 3Aerobility ......................................................................................................................................... 3Age Concern Birmingham.................................................................................................... 3Alzheimers Society .................................................................................................................. 4Aquarius ........................................................................................................................................... 4Artgames.co.uk ........................................................................................................................... 4Asian Women’s Textile Group ........................................................................................... 4Aspects Care Ltd ........................................................................................................................ 4Assist Birmingham Centre................................................................................................... 5Autism West Midlands ............................................................................................................ 5Bcda Learning and Development Service ................................................................. 5Besides Ourselves ...................................................................................................................... 5BHSF health Cashplan ............................................................................................................ 5BID Services (Supporting People Team) .................................................................... 6BID Services, Deaf Cultural Centre .............................................................................. 6Birmingham Adult education Service .......................................................................... 6Birmingham Carers Centre................................................................................................. 6Birmingham City Council Fairer Charging Team.................................................. 6Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust .............................................................. 7Birmingham Community NHS Trust ............................................................................ 7Birmingham Energy Savers ................................................................................................. 7Birmingham Falls Prevention Team ............................................................................... 7Birmingham Healthwatch .................................................................................................... 7Birmingham Mind ...................................................................................................................... 8Birmingham Resilience Team ............................................................................................. 8BITA Pathways ............................................................................................................................. 8 23
  • 24. A-Z index Page no.Can Do Holidays ......................................................................................................................... 8Care Companions Ltd ............................................................................................................. 8Care First Limited ...................................................................................................................... 9Care Through the Millennium ........................................................................................... 9Carer’s Emergency Response service .......................................................................... 9Carers Support Team .............................................................................................................. 9Carers UK Birmingham Branch ....................................................................................... 9CASBA Independent Advocacy ..................................................................................... 10Cerebral Palsy Midlands ..................................................................................................... 10Citizen-led Quality-Board Commissioning ............................................................. 10Citysave C/U ............................................................................................................................... 10Community Options .............................................................................................................. 10Connexions Birmingham .................................................................................................... 11Customer Care and Citizen Involvement Team ................................................. 11Devilstick Peat ........................................................................................................................... 11Directions 4 U............................................................................................................................ 11Disability Employment Solutions .................................................................................. 11Door to Door Holidays Ltd ............................................................................................... 12Enterprise Support Forum ............................................................................................... 12Fitzroy Support ........................................................................................................................ 12Freshwinds ................................................................................................................................... 12Gentle Hearts Care Ltd ...................................................................................................... 12Health Exchange CIC............................................................................................................ 13Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust ................................................................ 13Hereward College ................................................................................................................... 13Holidays for the Disabled ................................................................................................... 13Home From Home Care ..................................................................................................... 13Home Instead Senior Care ............................................................................................... 1424
  • 25. Page no.LearnPlay Foundation .......................................................................................................... 14LGBT Older Person’s Project .......................................................................................... 14Library Services at Home .................................................................................................. 14Lisieux Trust Disability Resource Centre ................................................................ 15Making It Real ............................................................................................................................ 15Midland Heart ........................................................................................................................... 15Midland Mencap ....................................................................................................................... 15Mobile Garden ........................................................................................................................... 16Momentum Skills..................................................................................................................... 16My Care in Birmingham – Birmingham City Council ...................................... 16Nutricia Ltd ................................................................................................................................. 16Opening Doors for Carers ................................................................................................. 16Options for Life ......................................................................................................................... 17Outdoor Learning Service ................................................................................................. 17Penderels Trust ......................................................................................................................... 17People First Birmingham ................................................................................................... 17Perry Bennett ............................................................................................................................ 17Person Centred Planning Team ..................................................................................... 18Portland College ...................................................................................................................... 18Prince’s Trust .............................................................................................................................. 18Queen Alexandra College ................................................................................................. 18Ranger Service .......................................................................................................................... 18Recovery ........................................................................................................................................ 19Remploy ......................................................................................................................................... 19Samaritans Birmingham Branch................................................................................... 19Sanctuary Housing ................................................................................................................. 19Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals ............................................................ 20Sign Loop Interpreter Services ..................................................................................... 20 25
  • 26. A-Z index Page no.Social and Personal Development Service ............................................................. 20Solihull Life Opportunities ................................................................................................ 20Spokz People .............................................................................................................................. 20STaR Service ............................................................................................................................... 21Stonham Mental Health Carers Service.................................................................. 21Sutton Coldfield YMCA ...................................................................................................... 21Teen n Twenty Club .............................................................................................................. 21The Ark Day Centre.............................................................................................................. 21The Autism and Learning Disability Partnership Board ............................... 22The Co-operative Group .................................................................................................... 22TMS Holly House..................................................................................................................... 22Tunstall Healthcare (UK) Ltd .......................................................................................... 22Visual Impairment Rehabilitation Service .............................................................. 2226
  • 27. My Care in Birmingham: Scan with your smart phone to• The fastest way you can get go straight to the website information and advice about adult social care• Find out how to care for yourself by looking at your needs and how you can meet them• Find the services you need online www.mycareinbirmingham.org.uk Designed and published by: Octagon Design and Marketing Ltd, Britannic Chambers, 8a Carlton Road, Worksop, Notts S80 1PH. Tel: 01909 478822

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